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University of Illinois at Chicago

In cooperation with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois and with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, the UIC Library offers a selection of materials with a particular focus on the history of Chicago. Subject matter ranges across topics such as Chicago congregations, schools and schooling, city governance, Chicago in fiction and poetry, biographies of prominent Chicagoans, and more. Many of the volumes are part of the Library's Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana, housed in its Special Collections Department.

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Railroads
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Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education
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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
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Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
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Episcopal Church. Diocese of Illinois
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Press Club of Chicago
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lawrence j. gutter collection of chicagoana (university of illinois at chicago) iciu
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chicago (ill.). board of education
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chicago literary club
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chicago reform school
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college of physicians and surgeons of chicago
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illinois. railroad and warehouse commission
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University of Illinois at Chicago
by Geyer, Frank P; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 11,045
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Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896, Pitezel, B. F., d. 1894, Serial murderers, Serial murders
American Libraries
texts
eye 8,801
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Topics: Women -- Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area Societies and clubs Directories, Women -- Illinois...
American Libraries
by Eliassof, Herman; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Hirsch, Emil Gustav, 1851-1923
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eye 6,173
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pt. [1] Introduction. First Jewish settlers. First Jewish congregation. First reform movement. Leaders of K.A.M. Institutions and organizations -- pt. 2. Jewish communities outside of Chicago -- pt. 3. The Jew in civic life
Topics: Jews -- Illinois, Jews -- Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
texts
eye 5,913
favorite 1
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Topics: Painting, American -- Catalogs, Painting, American -- 19th century Catalogs
American Libraries
by R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 5,674
favorite 1
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Topic: Lake (Ill.) -- Directories
American Libraries
by Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939; Illinois. Dept. of Registration and Education; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 5,410
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Topics: Alien labor -- Illinois Social conditions, Alien labor -- Illinois Economic conditions, Coal miners...
American Libraries
texts
eye 4,360
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Topics: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Chicago (Ill.), Catholic Church, Catholic institutions -- Buildings...
American Libraries
by Police Pensioners Protective Association (Chicago, Ill.); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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eye 4,269
favorite 2
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Topics: Police -- Illinois Chicago History, Police -- Illinois Chicago Directories
American Libraries
by Chicago Commercial Association; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 4,235
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Chicago Commercial Association, Business enterprises -- Illinois Chicago
Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories, Cook County (Ill.) -- Directories
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks
American Libraries
by Turner-Zimmermann, Jean; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 4,162
favorite 3
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Topics: Prostitution -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Moral conditions
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Chicago Telephone Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 4,024
favorite 1
comment 0
Description based on: Feb. 1, 1892
American Libraries
by R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago)
texts
eye 3,894
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Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just inside the front cover) was omitted.
Topic: Jefferson (Ill.) -- Directories
Topic: First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
texts
eye 3,467
favorite 0
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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eye 3,424
favorite 1
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Topics: Railroad travel -- United States, West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks, Middle West -- Guidebooks
Includes complete lists of graduates from the attached school
Topic: St. Charles Borromeo Church (Chicago, Ill.)
American Libraries
by Pierce, James Wilson; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 3,238
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Topics: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.), Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel
American Libraries
by Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Ill.); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 3,206
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Topic: Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Ill.)
American Libraries
by Andrews, Shang; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 3,191
favorite 1
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University of Illinois at Chicago
by Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Field, Eugene, 1850-1895
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eye 3,119
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Includes a poem for Higinbotham by Eugene Field: p. 61-62
Topic: Higinbotham, Harlow N. (Harlow Niles), 1838-1919
American Libraries
by Eubank, Earle Edward, 1887-1945; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 3,070
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Topic: Usury -- Illinois Chicago
Topic: Real property -- Valuation Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,931
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Press Club of Chicago; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,889
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Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism -- Societies, etc
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,887
favorite 0
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Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Anarchism, Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,750
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Chamberlin, Henry Barrett, b. 1867; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,732
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Topics: Hoyne, Maclay, Organized crime -- Illinois Chicago, Criminal investigation -- Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
by West Pullman Land Association; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,714
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Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just before the first page of the introduction) was omitted.
Topic: West Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
texts
eye 2,712
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by A.N. Marquis & Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,711
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Description based on: 2nd yr. (1887-8)
Topic: Business enterprises
American Libraries
by Preston, Kean & Co; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,690
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Topic: Cipher and telegraph codes -- Bankers and brokers
University of Illinois at Chicago
texts
eye 2,663
favorite 1
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Covers the period from 1900-1922
Topics: Illinois Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, African American women, African American women
American Libraries
by Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
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eye 2,620
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Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- History
American Libraries
by Warner, Mason, b. 1871; Sprague, Warner & Company; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,599
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Topics: Sprague, Warner & Company, Food industry and trade -- Illinois Chicago History, Wholesale trade...
American Libraries
by Lund, Charles E; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,588
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Topic: Street-railroads -- Illinois Chicago
North Carolina History of Health Digital Collection
by North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association; North Carolina Association of Pharmacists; North Carolina. Board of Pharmacy. Annual report; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Year book; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Proceedings of the annual meeting; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Pharmacy. William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society
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eye 2,582
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Vols. 1-3 published by the William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society of the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Topics: North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, Pharmacists, Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
texts
eye 2,558
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,522
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois State Dental Society
texts
eye 2,516
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Published in connection with the golden jubilee celebration
Topic: Illinois State Dental Society
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
texts
eye 2,480
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
texts
eye 2,477
favorite 2
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Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Wooldridge, Clifton R. (Clifton Rodman), 1854-1933, Crime, Detectives
American Libraries
by Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939
texts
eye 2,470
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Topics: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Chicago (Ill.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
texts
eye 2,459
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,441
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
Topic: Law -- Illinois Indexes
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,301
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Colbert, Elias, b. 1831; Chamberlin, Everett
texts
eye 2,279
favorite 1
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Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just before the first page of the introduction) was omitted.
Topics: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875
Topics: Builders' and Traders' Exchange of Chicago, Building trades -- Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,238
favorite 0
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Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
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eye 2,232
favorite 0
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Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by A.N. Marquis & Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,229
favorite 2
comment 0
Description based on: 2nd yr. (1887-8)
Topic: Business enterprises
North Carolina History of Health Digital Collection
by North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association; North Carolina Association of Pharmacists; North Carolina. Board of Pharmacy. Annual report; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Year book; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Proceedings of the annual meeting; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Pharmacy. William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society
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eye 2,188
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Vols. 1-3 published by the William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society of the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Topics: North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, Pharmacists, Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 2,155
favorite 0
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Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,150
favorite 0
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Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
American Libraries
by Pashley, Hattie Sinnard; Palos Improvement Club (Palos Park, Ill); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Dunn, Eleanor Reese
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eye 2,127
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Topics: Pageants -- Illinois Palos Park, Palos Park Region (Ill.) -- History Drama
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Fisher, Miles Mark, 1899-
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eye 2,120
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Thesis (M.A.)--University of Chicago, 1922
Topics: Olivet Baptist Church (Chicago, Ill.), African American Baptists, Baptists
American Libraries
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eye 2,115
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875, Fort Dearborn (Chicago, Ill.)
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Officials and employees Biography
American Libraries
by Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
texts
eye 2,059
favorite 3
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Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- History
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Press Club of Chicago; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,048
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Title from caption
Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism
American Libraries
texts
eye 2,028
favorite 2
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Topics: Packard, E. P. W. (Elizabeth Parsons Ware), 1816-1897, Packard, E. P. W. (Elizabeth Parsons Ware),...
American Libraries
texts
eye 2,013
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The Press Club of Chicago / by John McGovern -- Press Club scoop [program] -- Prominent men of Chicago as portrayed by Press Club cartoonists
Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism -- Illinois Chicago Societies, etc, Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography...
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 2,010
favorite 0
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Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
Government Documents
by United States. Strike Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Wright, Carroll Davidson, 1840-1909
texts
eye 1,990
favorite 2
comment 0
Topic: Pullman Strike, 1894
American Libraries
texts
eye 1,988
favorite 0
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Topics: Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886, Anarchism -- Illinois Chicago Cases
University of Illinois at Chicago
texts
eye 1,952
favorite 1
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Topics: Swedish Covenant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.), Swedish Home of Mercy (Chicago, Ill.)
American Libraries
by C.D. Peacock (Firm); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 1,946
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Topics: C.D. Peacock (Firm), Chicago (Ill.) -- History
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 1,941
favorite 4
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Illustrated end-papers, in colors
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Chicago (Ill.). City Council. Committee on Crime; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
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eye 1,931
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Introduction and summary.-- Statistics relating to crime in Chicago, by Miss Edith Abbott.--Underlying causes and practical methods for preventing crime, by R. H. Gault.--Description and analysis of criminal conditions, by M. L. Davies and F. Dobyns.--Bibliography
Topics: Crime, Criminal statistics, Juvenile delinquency
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks
American Libraries
by Rand McNally and Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 1,866
favorite 4
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Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks, Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Bigot, Marie Healy, 1843-; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
texts
eye 1,855
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Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894, Portrait painters